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Oral-fluid drug testing: Are you fit for work?

The implementation of an appropriate and effective drug testing policy and procedure can sometimes be controversial. Currently, the debate about oral-fluid testing versus urine testing is a hot topic...

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Breathe Easier For Longer

Every operation is different and so are the responder’s equipment requirements. No matter how strong, tall or short the responder is, the equipment needs to fit everyone. It not only affects the...

CleanSpace Respirators

Managing Exposure to Crystalline Silica

CleanSpace Respirators, A Revolution in Respiratory Protection Respirable crystalline silica is preventable. Crystalline silica is a natural mineral found in mining and construction materials such as...

Middlemount Coal

Middlemount Coal releases details of operator killed

Middlemount Coal has confirmed in a statement that the digger operator involved in the mining incident this week was found deceased. Statement from Gerrie Jordaan, CEO Middlemount Coal Pty Ltd.  It...

Kamoto copper 39 miners reportedly died

Glencore Kamoto Copper reports 19 fatalities

Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), a subsidiary of Glencore, has observed a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area. This has led to...

Griffin coal embattled by fire

Griffin coal faces fire

A conveyor fire that spread into coal storage hoppers at embattled Griffin Coal Ewington Mine in Collie Western Australia has resulted in damage to coal loading facilities. The fire reportedly took...

Australasian mine safety journal

Mining Safety Journal celebrates milestone

One of Australia’s unique mining industry publications has celebrated a milestone. Australasian Mine Safety Journal (AMSJ), a unique high-quality, multi-platform publication for the Australian...

Safetysure health and safety consultants assist businesses to strategically manage safety

Safetysure Health & Safety Consultants

Brisbane based health and safety consultants Safetysure is a leading supplier of safety consulting services. Safetysure is a provider of workplace health and safety consultants and safety...

Things To Know About Cave-Ins And Rock Falls In Mining

Cave-ins are a grave risk in the mining industry. Perhaps the most well-known case is the Chilean miners. In 2010 the story captures international attention as a high-profile rescue effort was...

Types of Jobs in Mine Safety in Australia

Looking to get into the mining industry? It turns out it’s the place to be if you have a background in health and safety. There are a wide variety of job roles related to mine safety in...